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[texts]The Zij as-Sanjari of Gregory Chioniades - Joseph Leichter
In the late 13th century A.D., Gregory Chionades travelled from Byzantium to Persia to study mathematics and astronomy. There he learned Persian and Arabic and studied under Shams ad-Din al-Bukhari, who was associated with the Maragha school of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi. Chioniades translated many works from Arabic and Persian into Greek, and is probably the person responsible for introducing such Islamic innovations as the so-called "Tusi Couple" to the West...
Keywords: Astronomy; Mathematics; mathematical astronomy; Gregory Chioniades; medieval astronomy; al-Khazini; Chioniades; Khazini; Byzantine Greek Astronomy; Islamic Astronomy; transmission of astronomy; history of mathematics; david pingree
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